Crostini with Herbed Chèvre and Kumquats

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  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cheese Obsession

By Georgeanne Brennan

Published 2013

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This unusual combination of soft goat cheese, called chèvre, and kumquats is surprisingly pleasing. The slightly tangy goat cheese pairs wonderfully with the bright, juicy citrus fruit. Rubbing the crostini with garlic adds extra flavor, but you can omit it if you prefer.


  • 1 baguette, cut on the diagonal into slices ¼ inch (6 mm)thick
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves


Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

Lay the baguette slices on a rimmed baking sheet and brush the tops lightly with the olive oil. Bake until the undersides are lightly golden, about